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How To Self-Assess & Improve ASL

“Like any other language, learning and maintaining ASL skills requires daily practice and consistency to master it. However, many individuals may hit a “plateau” at some point in their ASL and interpreting careers. If you are one of those individuals, then this session will help take you out of your usual mindset, with different out-of-the-box …

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Essential Criminal Procedure Concepts for Judiciary Interpreters

“A bulk of the court interpreter’s work takes place in criminal contexts. Much criminal law and procedure is governed by constitutional principles as interpreted by the Supreme Court. This course provides an analysis of criminal settings from arrest through trial which are commonly encountered in interpreted settings. The course is non-language specific and can benefit …

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CPC Tenet 7.2 and 2.6: Laws, Policies, and, Rules Affecting The Profession and Judicially Provide I&R

“The guiding principles behind the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC) “represent concepts of confidentiality, linguistic and professional competence, impartiality, professional growth and development, ethical business practices, and the rights of participants in interpreted situations to informed choice. The driving force behind the guiding principles is the notion that the interpreter will do no harm” (www.rid.org). …

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Consecutive Interpreting, Notetaking & Witness Testimony PART 1

“This seminar will define consecutive interpreting and notetaking for use in court and legal settings by example and illustration of spoken language interpreting theory and practice.  The seminar will present evidence from research in the field of sign language interpreting demonstrating the effective ness of the mode.  Participants will engage in intra-language exercises for notetaking …

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Comfortable in the Uncomfortable

“Sign Language interpreting is not a profession for those who are uncomfortable with change. Interpreting is an ever-developing field that requires its practitioners to change, adapt, and grow. Often, the issue is not the lack of desire to change, rather it is creating lasting change. How do we, as interpreters, know what we should be …

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Skill Based: ASL to English, Listening! Understanding! and Voicing!

“Bring your phones to tape/record yourselves!) IMPROVE your unconscious LISTENING and develop ‘conscious’ approaches! How? Forensic Listening strategies develop the constructive use of expansion skills! As we interpret, we often interpret the explicit information only, leaving the details out. By discovering strengths in ‘noticing differently’ – increased empathic VENACULAR understanding occurs. WHILE VOICING, what is …

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Songs, Sermons, and Scriptures: Religious Interpreting Aint Easy!

“Religious or church interpreting is one of the most challenging settings for interpreters. Though frequently minimized, the complex and varied nature of the religious setting requires the interpreter to be competent in navigating all styles of linguistic register. Many of the components of church or religious settings involve challenging language features such as frozen/archaic texts, …

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G-Spot 101

“Perhaps you are aware of what a G-spot is, where it is and what it does but for many out there this mythical magic spot is elusive. Physical arousal, sex, and associated pleasures can be very technical. If you want to understand them, you must be able to break them down. DID YOU KNOW: that …

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